BE8252 - BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

BE8252 - BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

BE8252

BASIC CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To impart basic knowledge on Civil and Mechanical Engineering.
• To familiarize the materials and measurements used in Civil Engineering.
• To provide the exposure on the fundamental elements of civil engineering structures.
• To enable the students to distinguish the components and working principle of power plant units, IC engines, and R & AC system.

A – OVER VIEW


UNIT I

SCOPE OF CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

10

Overview of Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering contributions to the welfare of Society – Specialized sub disciplines in Civil Engineering – Structural, Construction, Geotechnical, Environmental, Transportation and Water Resources Engineering
Overview of Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering contributions to the welfare of Society –Specialized sub disciplines in Mechanical Engineering - Production, Automobile, Energy Engineering - Interdisciplinary concepts in Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

B – CIVIL ENGINEERING


UNIT II

SURVEYING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS

10

Surveying: Objects – classification – principles – measurements of distances – angles – leveling – determination of areas– contours - examples.
Civil Engineering Materials:Bricks – stones – sand – cement – concrete – steel - timber - modern materials


UNIT III

BUILDING COMPONENTS AND STRUCTURES

15

Foundations: Types of foundations - Bearing capacity and settlement – Requirement of good foundations.
Civil Engineering Structures: Brickmasonry – stonemasonry – beams – columns – lintels – roofing – flooring – plastering – floor area, carpet area and floor space index - Types of Bridges and Dams – water supply - sources and quality of water - Rain water harvesting - introduction to high way and rail way.

C – MECHANICAL ENGINEERING


UNIT IV

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES AND POWER PLANTS

15

Classification of Power Plants - Internal combustion engines as automobile power plant – Working principle of Petrol and Diesel Engines – Four stroke and two stroke cycles – Comparison of four stroke and two stroke engines – Working principle of steam, Gas, Diesel, Hydro - electric and Nuclear Power plants –- working principle of Boilers, Turbines, Reciprocating Pumps (single acting and double acting) and Centrifugal Pumps

UNIT V

REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM

10

Terminology of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Principle of vapour compression and absorption system–Layout of typical domestic refrigerator–Window and Split type room Air conditioner.

OUTCOMES: On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to
• appreciate the Civil and Mechanical Engineering components of Projects.
• explain the usage of construction material and proper selection of construction materials.
• measure distances and area by surveying
• identify the components used in power plant cycle.
• demonstrate working principles of petrol and diesel engine.
• elaborate the components of refrigeration and Air conditioning cycle.

TOTAL: 60 PERIODS

TEXT BOOK:
1. Shanmugam Gand Palanichamy MS,“Basic Civil and Mechanical Engineering”,Tata McGraw Hill PublishingCo.,NewDelhi,1996.

REFERENCES:
1. Palanikumar, K. Basic Mechanical Engineering, ARS Publications, 2010.
2. Ramamrutham S.,“Basic Civil Engineering”, Dhanpat Rai Publishing Co.(P) Ltd.1999.
3. Seetharaman S.,“BasicCivil Engineering”,AnuradhaAgencies,2005.
4. ShanthaKumar SRJ.,“Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Hi-tech Publications, Mayiladuthurai, 2000.
5. Venugopal K. and Prahu Raja V., “Basic Mechanical Engineering”, Anuradha Publishers, Kumbakonam,2000.

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